This summer the Paris-Toujours’ team has tested the climb of the Tour Saint-Jacques and approved! To reach the top of the 57-meter high tower, you will have to climb the 300 steps. Fortunately, two breaks will allow you to catch your breath and also to learn more about the history of the place. Located on the Rivoli street, the Saint-Jacques Tower intrigues and its story is worth to be heard. This tower is the last remain of the Saint-Jacques de la Boucherie church. It was first a bell tower then a weather station and it is also the Parisian departure of Santiago de Compostela. You will know much more while the guided visit that we can include to your next Paris itinerary ! Your effort will be rewarded at the top by a panoramic view over Paris roofs and even further if the sky is clear enough. Take your time to admire this breathtaking view and to take some pictures to immortalize this moment. If you arrive early, just enjoy your time in the square Saint-Jacques to regain your strength before the ascent.
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